Homeowner's Guide to Identifying Emerald Ash Borer

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The emerald ash borer (EAB) is a 1/2-inch long, metallic green beetle originally from Asia that feeds on and burrows in all species of North American ash trees. It was first identified in the Midwest in 2002 and has since killed millions of ash trees in over 30 US states and 3 Canadian provinces. EAB was discovered in Vermont in 2018 and poses a serious threat to Vermont’s ash trees, both in forests and in urban areas. Learn how to identify and manage EAB on ash trees around your home.

View the Homeowner's Guide to Emearld Ash Borer

Published by the Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program